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Community as Classroom: Equipping Youth for Civic Leadership

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The American Village

3727 Highway 119

Montevallo, AL 35115

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Would you like to engage and amplify youth voice in your community?

Join us for “Community as Classroom: Equipping Youth for Civic Leadership” at the American Village in Montevallo on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 from 10AM – 3:30PM. Sponsored by the David Mathews Center for Civic Life and the City of Montevallo, this interactive, hands-on workshop will provide you with tools, resources, and ideas for engaging youth voice in your community. The workshop features an informative panel and interactive learning sessions aimed at equipping YOU to engage youth in YOUR community.

Registration is $25 and includes lunch and session materials. Space is limited to 75 participants!

You'll leave this workshop with:

  • an increased awareness of the need for active civic learning, especially among the upcoming generation of leaders, as well as tools and ideas for your community

  • a growing network of individuals and groups already catalyzing on youth-organized, youth-led community projects - including Montevallo Mayor Hollie Cost and the Montevallo Junior City Council

  • ideas for creating civic infrastructure for youth in your community - including a discussion on identifying existing assets, overcoming potential barriers, developing partnerships and transforming your community into a classroom

RECOMMENDED FOR: Mayors, City Council Members, County Commissioners, Community Leaders, Educators, and Active Citizens


“The Community as Civic Classroom: Creating Infrastructure for Youth Engagement” has been approved for two (2) Basic hours in the Certified Municipal Official Program of the Alabama League of Municipalities. Any municipal employee may register, but only elected officials will be awarded credit hours in the CMO Program.


* Registered attendees are also invited to a special coffee hour and community showcase presentation by Montevallo’s young civic leaders immediately following the workshop.







  • Cristin Foster Brawner

    Cristin Foster Brawner

    David Mathews Center for Civic Life

    Executive Director

  • The Montevallo Junior City Countil

    The Montevallo Junior City Countil



  • Hollie Cost, Ph. D

    Hollie Cost, Ph. D

    The City of Montevallo

    Mayor of Montevallo


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